NADU OPEN UNIVERSITY (TNOU) :
TNOU ADMISSION TO THE BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.Ed.) - Tamil Medium For 2008-2010
Batch (Distance Mode) from IN-SERVICE TEACHERS
DOTE Campus, Chennai-600025
Phone: 0422-22353522, 22352829, 22200506
B.Ed., With Five New Optional Courses
TNOU INVITES APLICATIONS FROM IN-SERVICE TEACHERS FOR ADMISSION TO THE BACHELOR
OF EDUCATION (B.Ed.) - Tamil Medium For 2008-2010 Batch (Distance Mode)
Recognised by Govt. of Tamil Nadu, NCTE & DEC.
Tamil Nadu Open University, from the academic year 2008 onwards, introduces five
new optional subject i.e. Special Tamil, Special English, Economics, Commerce
and Computer Science.
For Eligibility & other details, please refer to the Website: www.tnou.ac.in.
The Prospectus and Application form can be obtained from the B.Ed. Study Centres
and all Learning Resource Centres of TNOU or The Registrar, TNOU, in person on
payment of Rs.500/- or by post sending a Demand Draft for Rs.550/- in favour of
TNOU, payable at Chennai.
ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY:
Candidates who have passed the UG degree in the following subjects can apply for
B.Ed. through distance mode: Tamil, Tamil literature, English, Mathematics,
Applied Mathematics, Physics, Applied Physics, Geo-Physics, Bio-Physics,
Electronics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Botany, Environmental
Science, Bio-Technology, Plant -Biology, Zoology, Micro-Biology, History,
Geography, Applied Geography, Computer Science, Computer Application and
Information Technology. Post Graduates in Economics, Commerce and Home Science
can also apply.
In-Service teachers with 2 years full-time teaching experience in a Nursery /
Primary/ Secondary/ Higher Secondary / Matriculation School in Tamil Nadu
recognized by the State or Central Government can only apply.
Candidates having a direct UG degree (without +2 qualification) / candidates
having a direct Post-Graduate degree (without a UG degree) are not eligible
The candidates should have passed the UG Degree Examination in the 10+2+3 stream
or 11 + 1 + 3. However, after 10th standard, candidates who have undergone 2
years of secondary grade teacher training with U.G. Qualification are also
eligible to apply.
Only the teachers in school service are eligible; others who are working in
Colleges / ITIâ€™s / Polytechnics are not eligible.
Two years teaching experience of a candidate in a recognized school outside
Tamil Nadu shall also apply. However, such candidates must be in service in a
recognized school in Tamil Nadu while applying.
Teaching experience in different schools will be taken into account for two
years of service. There may be a break in the two years of teaching experience.
But, the candidate must be currently working in a recognized School.
Candidates having a UG Degree in Economics/ Sociology / Philosophy / Psychology/
Political Science / Corporate Secretaryship / Commerce / Business Administration
are not eligible.
Candidates having a Cross-Major Subject in PG Degree (that is, PG subjects
different from UG subjects) are not eligible (For example, candidates with B.A
Economics and M.A History).
HOW TO APPLY
The cost of Application form for Entrance Examination is Rs.500/-.
The application form can be obtained either in person or by post.
The Application form and Prospectus can be directly obtained in person either
from the University office/B.Ed. Programme Study Centre/ Learning Resource
Centre (LRC) by way of Cash / Demand Draft for Rs.500/- drawn in favour of
â€œTamil Nadu Open Universityâ€ payable at Chennai.
The Application form and Prospectus can also be obtained by post but only from
the Office of the Tamil Nadu Open University at Guindy, Chennai by sending a
Demand Draft for Rs.550/- drawn in favour of â€œTamil Nadu Open Universityâ€
payable at Chennai.
Please write on the back side of the Demand Draft in capital letters the
following details: Name of the Applicant, Programme,
B.Ed. Entrance Examination,
Tamil Nadu Open University,
DOTE Campus, Guindy,
The filled-in Application form (OMR Sheet) for Entrance Examination should be
mailed in the TNOUâ€™s printed cover (A4 Size brown) with duly filled-in
Acknowledgement Card affixed with postage of Rs.6/- to the above address. so as
to be received at the University office on or before 30.06.2008
- Issue of Application form & Prospectus at
TNOUâ€™s Office and at Counselling / Information Centers: 20.04.2008
- Last date for issue of Application form and Prospectus at TNOUâ€™s Office and
at Counselling / Information Centres: 30.06.2008
- Last date for receipt of Filled-in application forms at TNOUâ€™s Office.
- Date of Entrance Examination (Tentative): 27.07.2008
- Announcement of Entrance Examination results (Tentative): 16.08.2008
- Counselling for selected candidates for Admission: 20.09.2008, 21.09.2008
Head School of Education